selfish person


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Noun1.selfish person - a person who is unusually selfish
disagreeable person, unpleasant person - a person who is not pleasant or agreeable
dog in the manger - someone who prevents you from enjoying something that they themselves have no need for
egocentric, egoist - a self-centered person with little regard for others
exploiter, user - a person who uses something or someone selfishly or unethically
hog, pig - a person regarded as greedy and pig-like
monopoliser, monopolist, monopolizer - someone who monopolizes the means of producing or selling something
narcissist, narcist - someone in love with themselves
opportunist, self-seeker - a person who places expediency above principle
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To me, to myself, to my own future, to my own happiness the rest is very slight, and I never pretend to be anything else but a very selfish person.
Anthony, don't let me carry away from here the idea that you are a selfish person, hugging the memory of your past happiness, like a rich man his treasure, forgetting the poor at the gate.
Of course it's the fault of the selfish person who dumped this in the first place, but there's noone willing to help.
After which he was sacked, leaving with these words from Brighton player, Vicente: "He's the worst person I've come across in football - a selfish person, very egocentric.
I am not a selfish person, but the idea came to me that, given all the things I've been going to, I thought it might be my turn to have a celebration for me.
My mom is also hilarious, super-smart, an incredible parent and the least selfish person I have ever met.
C A Frank comes across as a selfish person and certainly not typical of the people who live in the area.
Being an experienced traveller I instantly knew what she really meant to say was: "I really don't want to move my handbag, but I will do even though you're obviously the sort of selfish person who expects to sit down on a seat which has someone's handbag on it
TEHRAN (FNA)- If other people saw you as a selfish person, would you realize it?
It is a sentence I always say on the first day: 'If you are a top professional, if you are not a selfish person, if you put the club in front of yourself and if you are here to work 100% for me, for your fellow players and for the club, then we will have a wonderful relationship.
If you are a top professional, if you are not a selfish person, if you put the club in front of yourself and if you are here to work 100 per cent for me, for your fellow players and for the club, we will have a wonderful relationship," he told reporters.
Which selfish person allowed this adolescent bicycle mayhem to flourish in the first place?